Glacier Hike to Uranostind Hiking Trail

Reach one of Jotunheimen’s most spectacular peaks with Tyin Aktiv

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  • Photo: scanout.com

Highlights

Experience an out-of-this-world view from one of the most characteristic summits in Jotunheimen. It dominates the view from the Tyin lake to the south where its sharply pointed peak rises above everything. With varied and exciting climbs including glacier crossings, this is a tour only recommended to do with an experienced guide. 

Essential info

  • Destination Jotunheimen
  • Season June–October
  • Duration 8–10 hours
  • Difficulty Demanding
  • Audience Experienced hiker

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All ages: NOK 1000

What You’ll Do

We’ll start early at Tyinholmen, as this is a long hike. There we’ll hand out equipment, provide information about the tour, and then we’re off to Koldedalen. From the road to Koldedalen, we’ll start by heading past Urdadalsvannet and walk on the path until we reach the glacier. On the glacier, we step into glaciar equipment. Following the glacier, we’ll head up to Uraknatten and then climb the backside of Uranostind. From there, we’ll walk up to the summit, which will provide a spectacular view over Jotunheimen.

Remember to bring:

  • Clothes for any kind of weather
  • Food for a full day of hiking
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera

What’s Included

  • Experienced guide
  • Safety equipment for both glacier crossing and climbing

What to Bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Hiking clothes
  • Backpack

Check out the Outtt packing guide for general outdoor activities in Norway. Feel free to bring any extra snacks and refreshments.

Meeting Point

The guided adventure is delivered by Tyin Aktiv and everything will be organized from Tyinholmen, if not otherwise agreed.

Tyinholmen is located in the middle of southern Norway, easily accessible from either Bergen or Oslo. The mountain roads Sognefjellsvegen and Valdresflye are perfect entry points to Tyinholmen, but keep in mind that the roads are closed from November to April due to snow. Road E16 over Filefjell is another alternative, being open all year round. Check the National Tourist Routes in Norway to ensure the roads are open, especially if there are harsh conditions.

Car

From Oslo, head north on road E16 towards Filefjell. Once you reach Filefjell, take road Fv53 to Tyin and then Fv252 to Tyinholmen. The journey takes about 4.5 hours. A 4 hour trip, is all that is needed to get for Bergen to Tyinholmen. Head northeast on E16 until you reach Tyin, then take Fv252 to Tyinholmen.

Nabobil is always a great option for getting around in Norway. You can only rent a nabobil if you have a scandinavian drivers licence. Be sure to add the discount code “outtt” to save NOK 250,- off on your rent. 

Bus

From Oslo, take Valdresekspressen. The journey from Oslo to Tyinholmen takes around 5 hours. Note that you need to purchase a separate transfer from Tyin to Tyinholmen with JVB.

All ages: NOK 1000

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